The Fantasy Writers' Toolshed



Season 1, Ep. 5

In this episode, Richie and JM tackle a source of joy and frustration for perhaps every fantasy writer: world-building.

They discuss their favourite bits of advice on introducing those juicy world-building details into the story, the best times to introduce those details, and the most effective means of doing so.

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Medieval Entertainment

Season 2, Ep. 14
Entertainment in the Middle Ages was very important in many people's lives. From lords to peasants, everyone needed a bit of downtime and fun and, as we'll hear, not much has changed in the hundreds of years that's passed since.We'll take a look at medieval entertainers like bards and troubadours. We'll look at banquets, games, alcohol and taverns, other pastimes and hobbies like fishing, and other types of medieval entertainment.Get in touch: thefantasywriterstoolshed@gmail.comTo access exclusive interviews, discussions, fantasy writing classes, books and more head over to our Patreon page - you're interested in some of my quick, easy-to-understand fantasy writing classes, head here - WRITING RESOURCESLives of medieval lords - in fantasy - the complete guide - of the Middle Ages - OUR WRITING COMMUNITYJoin our community here - GUESTSAidan Mattis - The Lore Lodge Podcast - YouTube - and editing by Odysy -